Memorial Hospital Opening Programme (1928)

The souvenir programme from the 1928 opening of Peterborough’s Memorial Hospital.

Midland Road (1981)

A view of Midland Road in 1981 captured from the junction with Thorpe Road.

Baxter & Guion, Potato Merchants

A lorry from Baxter & Guion who were potato merchants. This mid 1960s image was probably taken near their office on Midland Road.

Cole & Son Nurseries, Midland Road

A lovely old 1923/1924 plant catalogue issued by JW Cole & Son nurseries on Midland Road.

New Legion Club (1920)

This old 1920 image shows the New Legion Club which was soon to be lost under the development of the War Memorial Hospital which presumably positions it at the junction of Thorpe Road and Midland Road.

Peterborough District Hospital (1940s)

The operating theatre at Peterborough District Hospital being sandbagged for wartime protection in the early 1940s.

NI Yeomanry Leaving Peterborough (1914)

I have to confess this is an image I know nothing about apart from the text “NI Yeomanry Leaving Peterborough 1914”. I neither know who the “NI Yeomanry” are nor the exact location of the image …… but I’d love to know more !

Well done to Adam Miller who has identified this location as Midland Road with just a tiny piece of Crescent Bridge in the background between the hats of the two guys just left of centre !